Are you a drilling reservist or guardsman in the U.S. Army Reserve or National Guard?

Have you considered becoming an officer?

PLU Army ROTC is a great way to continue drilling with your unit, while completing your degree and becoming an officer!

Benefits Of Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)

Guard/Reserve Eligibility for a 2, 3, or 4 year Scholarship require the following:

•    Automatic Promotion to E-5 (SGT)
•    Drill as a Cadet, shadowing other officers
•    $1,200/year book allowance
•    Monthly living allowance of up to $500/year
•    You can attend any of our affiliated schools
    -    Pacific Lutheran University - Apply HERE
    -    Saint Martin's University - Apply HERE
    -    University of Puget Sound - Apply HERE
    -    University of Washington Tacoma - Apply HERE

Eligibility Requirements

•    Must be a U.S. citizen
•    Must be a drilling reservist or be willing to enlistyounger than 31 when commissioned
•    Must be at least a sophomore in college to start SMP
•    Must graduate before turning 31 in order to receive a scholarship (non-scholarship waiverable to 32 and elible for Tuition Assistance)
•    Pass the Department of Defense physical examination (DoDMERB)
•    Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT)
•    Have a minimum GPA of 2.5*
•    Cannot be a conscientious objector
*Minimum requirement. Higher scores will increase competitiveness.

If you're interested in ROTC and want to learn more, call the Scholarship and Enrollment Officer at 253-535-8740 or email at